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Geschichte der mission der evangelischen Brüder unter den Indianern in Nordamerika (1789)

Author: Loskiel, George Henry, 1740-1814; Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808; Spangenberg, August Gottlieb, 1704-1792
Subject: Moravian Church in America; Moravian Indians; Indians of North America; Indians of North America; Delaware language; Delaware language; Iroquois language; Indian linguistics; Indian linguistics; Imprint 1789
Publisher: Barby [Germany] : zu finden in den Brüdergemeinen, und in Leipzig in commission bey Paul Gotthelf Kummer
Language: German; Delaware; Iroquoian
Call number: b5710209
Digitizing sponsor: John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor: John Carter Brown Library
Collection: jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes: No table-of-contents pages found. Copyright on title.

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Colophon reads: Barby, gedruckt bey Lorenz Spellenberg

First printed in Barby [Germany], 1780 and reprinted here, with additions

Discussion of the early Moravian missions among the Delawares, Nantikokes, Shawnees, and other Indian tribes in North America. Based on letters and journals written by Zeisberger and Spangenberg

Includes a prayer in the Delaware language on p. 28, 2nd count and a comparative list of vocabulary between German, Delaware and Iroquois on p. 29-30, 2nd count

Signatures: a (a1, a8 versos blank) A-3C (N8, 2I2 versos blank)

Errata: p. [1], 3rd count

Engraved printer's ornament on title page; head and tail pieces


Palmer, P.M. German works on America

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800

John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full mottled calf

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